Recently set up sovereign wealth funds in Kazakhstan, Morocco and Turkey, among others, want to attract more capital from Asia and elsewhere to invest in their domestic economies.
Global risk appetite is growing, according to the Bank of America Merrill Lynch fund manager survey. Cash levels are down, while equity allocations and growth expectations are up.
Australia’s Future Fund is among a group of asset owners—notably public entities—seeking more transparency from asset managers about equity performance drivers and charges.
Last month we broke news of changes at the top of the HKMA, a senior executive's departure at Fullerton and reported changes at Great Eastern, Norway's state fund and Colonial First State.
Large institutions such as CPPIB, HSBC and Macquarie flag obstacles deterring private capital from investing in emerging market infrastructure.
Canada's largest pension fund may consider Belt and Road projects, says head of international Alain Carrier. But India is its main focus in terms of Asian infrastructure.
The de facto central bank's commitment to an IFC programme underscored its interest in infrastructure investing, following its opening of an office dedicated to such funding last year.
India's Waterfield Advisors has started receiving requests from family clients to help them conduct due diligence on foreign multi-family offices, as it starts to internationalise its offering.
The IFSWF chairman has exhorted his sovereign wealth fund peers to use their deep pockets and influence to address the world's long-term challenges.
The impact of Hurricane Harvey on energy commodities is seen as limited, but more weather disruptions are likely, and investors expect long-term oil price gains.
The $1 trillion state institution aims to radically revamp its bond benchmark in a move that has raised eyebrows. It came soon after some startling comments from the CEO.
Valuations may be stretched in some markets, but there remain attractive plays, including in Asia Pacific, argues Brian Routledge of State Street Global Advisors.
Last month we broke news of Fullerton's merger with NTUC Income, revealed big hires at Aberdeen Standard, BNY Mellon and UBS, and highlighted rising caution on Asian stocks.
The state pension fund is a fierce proponent of incorporating climate change risk in its investment strategy. Others should follow suit, writes chief executive Adrian Orr.
The burning question is: will the US Federal Reserve start reducing its balance sheet next week? Investment experts are divided.
The Shenzhen-based group is expanding its presence in Hong Kong and has other overseas branches in the pipeline in Europe and the US, in a bid to sustain its rapid growth.
But the looming EU rules could affect them, especially if they run portfolios on behalf of European fund managers.
Renewable energy and healthcare are among the biggest recent beneficiaries of soaring flows of private capital, according to EMPEA.
Allocations to funds based on corporate bond indexes raise issues that investors seem unaware of, such as US high yield's correlation to the oil price, according to new research.
There are any number of reasons why the spread of environment, social and governance investing seems inevitable, argues Henry Fernandez, CEO of the index provider.